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Electric Daisy Carnival

A photo illustration of the exterior of the MGM Grand.
Strip Scribbles: MGM to open its walls on the Strip so tourists can see into the casino; Reviv hangover spa opens next month
June 18, 2013
The front façade from the famous gold lion to the north end by M&M’s World is coming down.
Jason Bentley is back as host and co-curator of the second annual EDMbiz conference, part of Insomniac’s EDC Week.
The tastemaker: EDMbiz host Jason Bentley breaks down EDC Week’s unifying groove
June 18, 2013
Bentley has made separate careers of music supervision for film and advertising, as well as DJing nightclubs and music festivals.
The third and final night of the 2012 Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday, June 10, 2012.
In love at EDC? Now you can get married at the festival
June 17, 2013
Add Electric Daisy Carnival to the list of unique ways to wed in Las Vegas. EDC organizer Insomniac has teamed up with the Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapels to give festival attendees the chance to wed at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend.

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The all-white Sensation is coming to Las Vegas this fall.
New Sensation: Dutch EDM festival coming to Las Vegas
June 11, 2013
Amsterdam based dance music event set for MGM Grand Garden Arena in October.
The third and final night of the 2012 Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday, June 10, 2012.
EDC Week returns with nightclub shows, Bassrush Massive, EDMbiz and more
June 6, 2013
Electric Daisy Carnival is for more than the crowd who will be at Las Vegas Motor Speedway from June 21-23. Once again, festival producers Insomniac are bringing EDC Week to Las Vegas, a string of festival-related shows and events throughout town from June 18-25.
Performers dance at the discoverySTAGE during the final night of the Electric Daisy Carnival at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway Sunday night/Monday morning June 11, 2012.
Want to perform at EDC? Insomniac's Discovery Project gives you the chance
May 10, 2013
Electric Daisy Carnival producer Insomniac is giving emerging electronic dance music acts the chance to DJ alongside their heroes at this year’s Las Vegas festival with the return of its Discovery Project competition series.
EDC 2013 reveals its lineup!
EDC 2013 reveals its lineup!
May 1, 2013
Tiësto, Avicii, Armin van Buuren, Afrojack highlight more than 200 names on the bill.
The second night of the 2012 Electric Daisy Carnival featuring Headhunterz, Bassnectar, Calvin Harris and Martin Solveig at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday, June 9, 2012.
Tickets for EDC Las Vegas sold out
April 29, 2013
Didn't score a pass? There's always EDC Week!
DJ David Guetta performs at Encore Beach Club in the Encore on Sunday, May 27, 2012. The crowd included DJ Tiesto (pictured here, left, with Guetta), Lil Jon, Reggie Bush and Adrianna Costa.
Strip superstars: Las Vegas' Top Five highest-paid resident DJs
April 26, 2013
New nightclubs Hakkasan Las Vegas at MGM Grand and the soon-to-be-opened Light at Mandalay Bay are raising the bar for nightlife in Las Vegas ...
Taxicab Authority OKs extra cabs for Electric Daisy Carnival
Feb. 26, 2013
The Nevada Taxicab Authority will allow cab companies to put additional cars on the road during June’s Electric Daisy Carnival, but not as many as they had asked for.
Festival goers pose for a photo with a man wearing a suit of mirrors during the first night of the Electric Daisy Carnival Friday, June 8, 2012 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Electric Daisy Carnival announces 2013 Vegas dates, November 7 on-sale
Nov. 1, 2012
Pre-sale tickets to be made available beginning November 7.
Festivalgoers listen to electronic dance music at the Circuit Grounds stage during the final night of the Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday, June 10, 2012.
Report: 2012 Electric Daisy Carnival brought in $207 million to Clark County
Oct. 2, 2012
Insomniac, the organizer behind June’s Electric Daisy Carnival, says the three-day event at Las Vegas Motor Speedway brought in an estimated $207 million to the Clark County economy. ...

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Electric Daisy Carnival founder Pasquale Rotella and reality TV and "Peepshow" star Holly Madison make their way through the crowd during the first night of the Electric Daisy Carnival early Saturday, June 9, 2012, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
‘Peepshow’ star Holly Madison confirms pregnancy; 12 weeks along
Aug. 29, 2012
“Peepshow” star Holly Madison confirmed this morning that she is 12 weeks pregnant and expecting her first baby. The platinum blonde beauty has ...
Marie Osmond performs her 500th show with brother Donny at the Flamingo on Wednesday, March 23, 2011.
Strip Scribbles: Marie Osmond begins filming her new TV talk show
Aug. 27, 2012
Production is underway on Flamingo headliner Marie Osmond’s debut daily, one-hour fall daytime TV talk show for the new-look cable channel Hallmark, ...
Pedestrian killed in accident after leaving Electric Daisy Carnival ID'd by coroner
June 18, 2012
The man who died Saturday from injuries he suffered earlier in the week after being hit by a car while leaving the Electric Daisy Carnival has been identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as Florida resident Olivier Hennessy.
Aerial views of the final night of the 2012 Electric Daisy Carnival on Monday, June 11, 2012.
Man who was attending EDC dies from injuries received after being hit by vehicle
June 16, 2012
A man who had been hit by a vehicle Monday after attending the Electric Daisy Carnival died about 1 p.m. Saturday at University Medical Center as a result of his injuries, according to Nevada Highway Patrol officials.

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Tracey Crane, 18, of Chico, Calif. and brothers Tom, center, and Ed Sharp, 19, of Pebble Beach, Calif. listen to electronic dance music at the kinetic FIELD during the final night of the Electric Daisy Carnival at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway Sunday night/Monday morning June 11, 2012.
Police stats: Electric Daisy Carnival in Vegas far more mellow than EDC in L.A.
June 15, 2012
Despite a near 30 percent increase in attendance from last year, the number of crime and medical incidents at last weekend's Electric Daisy Carnival were on par with the previous year’s festival, with a slight uptick in narcotics-related arrests, according to statistics released by Metro Police.

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The third and final night of the 2012 Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday, June 10, 2012.
Laura Croft: How to avoid wardrobe malfunctions when passed out
June 14, 2012
On a recent night out in Las Vegas, I saw more drunk girls than I have ever seen in my life. I tried to go into three different bathrooms, all on the same ...
Electronic Music Artist Dirty South performs during the final night of the Electric Daisy Carnival at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway Sunday night/Monday morning June 11, 2012.
Two sets in two days with Dirty South
June 12, 2012
From Marquee Dayclub to the EDC main stage with the superstar DJ.
Electronic Music Artist Dirty South performs during the final night of the Electric Daisy Carnival at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway Sunday night/Monday morning June 11, 2012.
A final funhouse tour of EDC Night 3
June 12, 2012
Booty shakin', romantic rides and fireworks to close out the Carnival.
Festival goers listen to electronic dance music at the Q-danceSTAGE during the final night of the Electric Daisy Carnival at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway Sunday night/Monday morning June 11, 2012.
EDC Night 3: A stream of delirium
June 12, 2012
The first neon of EDC night 3 comes from a group of guys walking on the shoulder of the freeway, miles from the Speedway.
Fans show off their elaborate, over-the-top style at the Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday, June 10, 2012.
Photos: From neon ballerinas to wolfmen, the eclectic styles of Electric Daisy Carnival
June 12, 2012
If there’s one thing to know about the crowd at this weekend’s Electric Daisy Carnival, it’s that they don’t do anything halfway -- and ...

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Festivalgoers listen to electronic dance music at the Circuit Grounds stage during the final night of the Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday, June 10, 2012.
EDC Night 3: 'Let's never leave this place'
June 11, 2012
A last night under the neon halo.
The second night of the 2012 Electric Daisy Carnival featuring Headhunterz, Bassnectar, Calvin Harris and Martin Solveig at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday, June 9, 2012.
Pedestrian hit outside Electric Daisy Carnival in critical condition
June 11, 2012
A pedestrian was in extremely critical condition after he was hit by a truck outside the Electric Daisy Carnival shortly before the festival ended this morning, authorities said.

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Markus Schulz (left) joins Armin Van Buuren for a live Sirus XM broadcast after Electric Daisy Carnival's Night 2 shutdown.
Behind the scenes with DJ Markus Schulz, Electric Daisy Carnival hero
June 10, 2012
Instead of bailing out when winds wreaked havoc on Night 2, he continued making music.
Night 1 of the 2012 Electric Daisy Carnival featuring Afrojack, Kaskade and Sebastian Ingrosso at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Friday, June 8, 2012.
EDC hints at special surprises for Night 3
June 10, 2012
Insomniac welcomes Saturday ticket-holders back to the festival for Sunday night.
Night 2 of the 2012 Electric Daisy Carnival featuring Bassnectar, Calvin Harris, Martin Solveig and Headhunterz at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday, June 9, 2012.
Saturday's Electric Daisy Carnival ticket holders can get in free on final night
June 10, 2012
After windy weather spoiled the second night of the Electric Daisy Carnival, the festival’s producer has offered a compromise to disappointed partygoers.

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Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley Jr.'s WBO welterweight title fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, June 9, 2012. Bradley won a controversial split decision in the 12-round bout and is now 29-0.
Photos: Manny Pacquiao is stopped by Timothy Bradley, ‘three blind mice’
June 10, 2012
What a memorable Saturday night in The Entertainment Capital of the World. First, an upset and controversial decision at the sold-out Manny ...
A fan holds up a sign for DJ Kaskade at Electric Daisy Carnival Night 1 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on June 8, 2012.
And the crowd melts: A stream-of-consciousness take on EDC Night 1
June 10, 2012
Rad trancy beats and DJ dream teams at the Speedway.
The 2012 Electric Daisy Carnival is shut down the early morning hours of Sunday, June 10, 2012, due to high winds and safety precautions at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
High winds put Electric Daisy Carnival on hold during second night
June 10, 2012
Insomniac says the show will go on as scheduled Sunday night.

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